How Is Luhrmann Related To The Great Gatsby

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The American novelist, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s inventiveness and cleverness in The Great Gatsby was reconstructed into a film in the year of 2013 directed by Baz Luhrmann. Although Luhmann took the great writer’s words and transformed them wonderfully into a motion picture, he added his own ideas to it to make it seem more modern. Luhrmann’s changes are most recognizable in his choice of details, music, and the scene concepts. Nevertheless, Luhrmann was still able to bring Fitzgerald’s novel to life through his own replica of each character and the important scenes. The director’s musical choices throughout the film were definitely one of the most noticeable adjustments to The Great Gatsby. Throughout the film, Luhrmann decided to use modern day songs that go well with the scenes. For example, in certain …show more content…
The scene that Luhrmann transformed into the film from the novel was when Daisy was first introduced. In the film it seemed as if Nick had opened the doors to heaven because of the white curtains flowing around the room due to the wind and her soft angelic laugh from a distance. Another scene that was visualized while reading the novel was when Nick had dinner with Tom, Daisy, and Jordan while Tom and Daisy excused themselves because of Tom’s mistress who kept calling and interrupting evening. While Tom and Daisy left the room Jordan’s character in the film played her role wonderfully in that scene because her tone of voice and expression go very well with how Fitzgerald describes her in the novel. The novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was incredibly transformed into a modern day film directed by Ban Luhrmann who did a fantastic job with recreating every single important setting and character. Many can agree that Luhrmann brought Fitzgerald's genius writing to life and that Fitzgerald himself would’ve enjoyed the

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